A deleterious bacterial infection can take hold when the diverse community of bacteria in the gut microbiome are killed with antibiotics.
IPiB Grad Program Manager Wins Award for Excellence
Kate Ryan, IPiB Graduate Program Manager, has been recognized for the support she has given to hundreds of graduate students.
IPiB Thesis Defense May 25, 2023: Yunyun Zhu
A member of the Coon Lab, Zhu’s research uses mass spectrometry to enhance methods and technologies used to quantify protein homeostasis.
IPiB Thesis Defense May 22, 2023: Ahlan Sabah Ferdous
Ferdous explores the molecular mechanisms that help to regulate stem cells as a member of the Kimble Lab.
New Images Uncover How Enzyme Kicks Off DNA Replication
University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers and their collaborators have revealed insights into the roles of an enzyme integral to several processes that kick off DNA replication.
Simcox Named HHMI Freeman Hrabowski Scholar
With funding from a new HHMI program for $2 million over five years, biochemistry professor Judith Simcox works toward more inclusive approaches to scientific inquiry.
IPiB Thesis Defense May 11, 2023: Nina Jocic Bonde
Nina Bonde, an IPiB graduate student, will be defending her Ph.D. research on May 11. Bonde’s research focuses on the roles and interactions of proteins involved in DNA repair processes. She is a member of both the Keck Lab in the Department of Biomolecular Chemistry and the Cox Lab in the Department of Biochemistry.
IPiB Thesis Defense May 10, 2023: Anthony Meger
Anthony Meger, an IPiB graduate student, will be defending his Ph.D. research on May 10. As a member of the Raman Lab, Meger has worked on protein engineering, with a focus on split-protein systems.
IPiB Thesis Defense May 8, 2023: Thuong Ho
Thuong Ho, an IPiB graduate student, will be defending his Ph.D. research on May 8. Ho, who is a member of the Merrins Lab, has focused his research on identifying the mechanism for insulin secretion in cells. “Knowing more about insulin secretion is important,” explains Ho, “because there are serious medical conditions, including diabetes, that …
Hoskins, Hull Labs Receive Badger Challenge Award
The Hoskins and Hull Labs will be joining forces in the fight against life-threatening fungal infections common among leukemia and lymphoma patients thanks to funding from the Badger Challenge Award.